Environmental Health & Safety Intern- Savannah, GA

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Employer
Shaw Industries Inc
Location
Savannah, Georgia, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
May 13, 2021
Ref
2139789613
Discipline
Other
Employment Type
Internship
Salary Type
Salary
Job Title
Environmental Health & Safety Intern- Savannah, GA
Position Overview
Position overview:
We're looking for someone who is diverse and ambitious; looking to push boundaries, test limits, take risks and solve problems. We're a company leading the future of manufacturing, and our multi-brand strategy supports a culture of innovation, even after 50 years of success. In this role, participants gain diverse work experience and a deeper understanding of various areas of the company, including manufacturing, distribution, customer service, technical development, extrusion, sales and marketing, information services, and corporate administration.
What you'll be doing:
Under the direction of the Environmental, Health, Safety (EHS) Manager, the EHS intern will support facility EHS operations by completing critical tasks designed to promote compliance with Environmental, Health and Safety regulations, Shaw Management System (SMS) requirements, and general industry Best Practice. The position will be working at six distribution facilities throughout the Savannah, GA area.
DUTIES
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Monitors site conditions, practices, and procedures for compliance with health and safety requirements per Shaw Savannah Safety Policy, Risk Management Procedures, and OSHA Standards
- Working knowledge of OSHA, EPA, and EPD regulations
- Record safety and environmental data and compile it into reports for Management Team
- Serves as a source of information on health and safety issues to hourly employees
- Coordinate and develop training & drills for PEO Team materials and documents
- Performs routine safety and environmental inspections and follows-up to ensure proper action has been taken
- Perform additional functions to health and safety activities
- Demonstrate safe work practices and avoid unsafe behaviors
- Coordinate Shift Safety Committee efforts
- Maintain and monitor facility SDSs in the HSI system and periodically audit to verify accuracy
- Gather and input information into the Risk Management Incident Management System
- Perform SAFE system compliance audits and tasks which may include but is not limited to the following:
- Fire systems (riser checks, fire doors, extinguishers, sprinkler inspections, alarms, exits, evacuation maps, fire system testing, etc.)
- Ladder inspections
- Eyewash and Shower inspections
- Fall protection equipment
- PIT inspections
- LOTO Audit Form
- Noise monitoring
- Hoist and Gantry inspections
- Confined Space reviews
- Hot Work Permits / Fire watch
- Perform Environmental system compliance audits and tasks which may include but are not limited to the following:
- ACM inspections
- Waste Storage and accumulation area inspections. Responsible for the waste logs and inventory
- Chemical Storage / Containment / Spill equipment inspections
- Coordination of wastewater sampling
- Pollution control equipment inspections
- Roof inspections
- Coordinate visits related to the safety eyeglass program and the safety shoe program
- Participate in the Incident Investigation process and follow up on corrective actions
- Assist FM Global with facility inspections
- Assist the EHS Manager in maintaining an accurate inventory of all SARA Title III reportable chemicals and their quantities
- Monitor contractor safety and adherence to Shaw requirements.
- Other duties as assigned by Department Manager
COMPETENCIES
- Apply Work Standards
- Initiate Action
- Continuously Improve
- Collaborate
Job Requirements:
- Cumulative GPA 2.5
- Obtaining a degree or certification in Environmental Health & Safety, logistics, distribution or related disciplines.
- Co-op or intern experience preferred
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. is more than a flooring company - we are 22,000 people united in our vision of creating a better future for our customers, for our people, for our community and for our company. We provide carpet, resilient, hardwood, tile & stone, laminate, synthetic turf and other specialty items for residential and commercial markets worldwide. We meet diverse customer needs through an expansive portfolio of brands, including Anderson Tuftex, COREtec, Patcraft, Philadelphia Commercial, Shaw Contract, Shaw Floors, Shaw Hospitality, Shaw Sports Turf, Southwest Greens, USFloors and more.
Headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, Shaw is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway with nearly $6 billion in annual revenue and representation throughout the U.S., as well as in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, India, Mexico, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom. For more information about our company brands, operations and community involvement, or to join our industry-leading team, visit www.shawinc.com.
Work Shift
8 hour, day shift
Shaw is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. It is our policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote individuals in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or any other legally protected status.
As we continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), we might determine the need to postpone in-person interviews to ensure the health and safety of our associates, candidates, and the community. In this case, we can accommodate with a phone or video interview, and will schedule an in-person interview for a later date. The method by which you interview does not impact your standing as a candidate for this position.
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. is more than a flooring company - we are 22,000 people united in our vision of creating a better future for our customers, for our people, for our community and for our company. We provide carpet, resilient, hardwood, tile & stone, laminate, synthetic turf and other specialty items for residential and commercial markets worldwide. We meet diverse customer needs through an expansive portfolio of brands, including: Anderson Tuftex , COREtec , Patcraft , Philadelphia Commercial, Shaw Contract, Shaw Floors, Shaw Hospitality, Shaw Sports Turf, Southwest Greens, USFloors and more.
Headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, Shaw is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway with nearly $6 billion in annual revenue and representation throughout the U.S., as well as in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, Great Britain, India, Mexico, Scotland, Singapore and the United Arab Emirates. For more information about our company brands, operations and community involvement, visit www.shawinc.com .
If you need any additional assistance or accommodation or have questions, please contact us at shaw.recruiting@shawinc.com

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